Boys from the central Romanian region of Transylvania make noise using whips at the Village Museum in Bucharest, Romania, on December 15, 2013. Children's groups from across Romania performed Christmas and New Year's traditional songs and dances during a two-day festival in the Romanian capital. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
The basma is a scarf, a square of fabric woven in cotton, silk or wool, and either plain, decorated with embroidery, or printed.... Basmele are usually folded in half diagonally and worn by women to cover their heads, by tying them at the back, or under the chin depending on the zone, nationality, fashion or age of the woman... Printed floral headscarves are most common type seen today in Transylvania and Moldavia.